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Touring Tassie - March '18


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#1 PeterAllen

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Posted 27 November 2017 - 11:07 AM

Justin's post (here) has whet the appetite even more for our upcoming Tassie trip.

 

Occurred to me that perhaps most (all?) LSx powered Zeds will be in Tassie at the one time and it might be a chance for me to catch up with a few.

 

Preliminary planning suggest a schedule something like this;

Day 1 Devonport - Cradle Mountain

Day 2 Strahan - Queenstown

Day 3 Drive to Hobart

Day 4-5 Port Arthur and East Coast

Day 6 Tamar Valley

Day 7 Launceston (Longford  :)) Devonport

 

Mick, Justin, Scott, et al - If I will be travelling close to your location, I wonder if you could PM me so we might be able to work something out.

 

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Posted 27 November 2017 - 08:50 PM

Hi Peter,

Sounds good and it should be lovely weather that time of the year as well.

I’m glad you liked the videos posted though never looks as good when in video. I took quite a few that day and did about a five hour drive today and took more videos but I wasn’t using the A/C and had the drivers window down, not the best idea as there is a fair bit of wind noise especially on a couple of the straights when I gave it a quick stab to just over 200km/hr lol, so from now on windows up when video is going.

Will see you in March.

Justin

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 10:03 PM

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Pontville car show 21 Jan 18.jpg]Seems like all Tassie Zed's are V8 nowadays ! Not LS powered but still an impressive HP figure I'd wager

Any one know who & where?

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 07:52 AM

I have no idea but it’s a nice looking 2+2. There are quite a few zeds here in Tassie

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:40 PM

Caught up with Mick.

 

Two Zeds = 11.4 ltrs and near 800 hp I'd suggest.

 

Ideal for touring Tassie.

 

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:37 PM

That’s great Peter, looks like a nice itenerary. How’s the car going? Holding onto all 4 wheels I hope 😊
Mick

Edit. Nice wheels Mick

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 08:39 AM

Mick. 4,200 km plus and I didn't even lift the bonnet.

 

Nothing broke, fell off or was nicked, and not a drop of rain.

 

I was most impressed with 7.8 ltrs/100km fuel consumption - The overdrive 6th speed, 26" dia rear tyres and tall diff had it doing 115km/h at 1400 revs.

 

Followed Jeff's suggestion and dropped in at the Zeehan museum - wonderful stuff.

 

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The highlight (for me) was visiting Longford and driving on what remains of the old circuit. Long-haired, young whipper snappers like yourself weren't even a glint in your father's eye when the circuit closed.

 

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 01:51 PM

The perfect trip. 👍

I like the way you suggest I’m young. My kids don’t think so 😂

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:05 AM

Good stuff Peter.

 

Congrats on the solid proving of the build quality!






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